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Mrs. Poporad from Avon Lake OH is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating

My students need flexible seating options like wobble cushions and laptop desks to give them the chance to learn in the way that is most comfortable for them.

  • $286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the greatest classes IN THE WORLD, but I have a lot of students who need to move, fidget, and stretch to be successful.

This is where flexible seating options will come in.

I already have Bouncy Bands on my desks and have seen such benefits from these that I would like to continue to expand the flexible seating I have in my class to allow students the opportunity to learn in the way that works best for them.

Active students are more productive and spend more time on task when they can move. Different students learn and work effectively in different spaces. In addition, students who feel anxious when working, enjoy being able to move to an area where they are more comfortable and feel most effective.

My Project

My students need wobble cushions and small tables that my students will be able to utilize in several ways. These resources will allow our class to grow in flexible seating options in my classroom and to give students the option to work around the room in a way that works best for them. Students who need to move and fidget during class time will have the option to use the wobble cushions on their seats. They can rock and wobble on these to give them the active seating that will fulfill their constant need for movement-based sensory input. This will cut down on unproductive fidgeting, slouching or soreness - all which make it tough for them to engage in learning. There is an added flexibility in these cushions as they can also be utilized on the floor for additional seating options. The laptop desks will further expand seating options for my students while allowing them to have a more comfortable space if they choose to work on the floor. These tables will provide a surface for students to place their books or computers so that they can work individually or collaboratively from a fun and comfortable position.

I love to see my students enjoy learning!

Providing a variety of seating options, I hope to see my students engaged and working hard in our learning space while loving our classroom environment.

I have already seen a benefit to many students in my class as they use different seating options around our room. The addition of these materials will allow students to work comfortably while exploring which spaces in the classroom will allow them to work to their best ability.

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 49 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Large Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk for Bed Sofa Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Students Young Color(Yellow) • Amazon Business $13.60 2 $27.20
Large Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk for Bed Sofa Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Students Young Color(Purple) • Amazon Business $13.60 2 $27.20
Large Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Students Kids Young Color(Orange) • Amazon Business $13.60 2 $27.20
Large Bed Tray Table NNEWVANTE Foldable Laptop Bed Desk Lap Desk Portable Travel Table, Breakfast Tray with legs Colouring Desk for Bed Couch Floor, Adults Students Kids(Green) • Amazon Business $13.12 2 $26.24
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (33cm Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Rose) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (33cm Hot Pink) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm purple) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Air Stability Wobble Cushion with Free Pump,KIDS Wiggle Seat,Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Improves Focus For Students (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Royal Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Extra Thick 34/35cm Air Stability Wobble Cushion, Core Balance Disc, Balance Boards, Posture Trainer, Fitness Stability Pad with Pump - Available in Black, Blue, Red, Orange (34cm Green) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$209.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.87

Total project goal

$285.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.80

9 Donors

-$278.74

Donations toward project cost

-$242.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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